Just Chillin …

"But I don't want to go among mad people …"

Cobian Backup

leave a comment »

After reading some of the comments on Geek to Live: Automatically back up your hard drive I decided to give Cobian Backup another shot due to the versioning and encryption of the backup. Downloaded the software, went through the brief tutorial and decided to setup my first backup. The steps were relatively easy and the versioning is AWESOME! One of the not-so-intuitive things about cobian is how to restore your backups. Basically, the software has a built in “decryption” plugin/tool that you use to unencrypt your backups. Within this tool, there is also a place to define where you want the backups to be restored.

Though I am a big fan of SyncBack I will add Cobian to the mix to do my backups and synback to do my synchronizations. I still think SyncBack totally rocks in synchronizing data.


Written by antnp

January 13, 2006 at 1:48 pm

Posted in technology

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: